Social validity of pediatric feeding treatment components across time

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dc.contributor.author Taylor, Tessa
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Sarah Ann
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-22T03:32:22Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-22T03:32:22Z
dc.date.issued 2022-04-11
dc.identifier.citation (2022). Behavioral Interventions: theory and practice in residential and community-based clinical programs.
dc.identifier.issn 1072-0847
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2292/60093
dc.description.abstract There is limited research on the social validity of treatment for pediatric feeding disorders. When it is assessed, the evaluation of treatment acceptability may focus on a few specific procedures or the entire program post-treatment. This report took place within a home-based behavior-analytic treatment model in Australia. Caregivers of eight children (aged 3–11) with pediatric feeding disorders provided treatment acceptability ratings for the full range of treatment procedures, at pre- and post-treatment. Caregivers were also provided the opportunity to provide open-ended responses. Results showed that caregivers unanimously gave strong ratings of the importance of goals, and preferred that treatment be effective and quick, over minimizing side effects. Procedures experienced by all caregivers (differential attention, tangible reinforcement, nonremoval of the spoon, and re-presentation) were rated highly at admission and increased at discharge, with the exception of tangible electronics. Caregivers of children receiving additional procedures for acceptance or clean mouth also provided high acceptability ratings for these at both timepoints. This report is the first to examine pre- and post-acceptability measures on the full range of treatment procedures with caregivers experiencing treatment. Results inform future research and will serve to improve efforts to disseminate behavior analysis as an acceptable and effective treatment for pediatric feeding disorders.
dc.language en
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.relation.ispartofseries Behavioral Interventions
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Clinical Research
dc.subject Rare Diseases
dc.subject Behavioral and Social Science
dc.subject Pediatric Research Initiative
dc.subject Pediatric
dc.subject 1701 Psychology
dc.title Social validity of pediatric feeding treatment components across time
dc.type Journal Article
dc.identifier.doi 10.1002/bin.1879
dc.date.updated 2022-05-03T21:10:27Z
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.publication-status Published online
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.subtype Journal Article
pubs.elements-id 896555
pubs.org-id Science
pubs.org-id Psychology
dc.identifier.eissn 1099-078X
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2022-05-04
pubs.online-publication-date 2022-04-11


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